This article is 3 years old. It was published on December 7, 2017.
ST. LOUIS – Due to the forecast of freezing temperatures for the St. Louis metropolitan area, winter outreach and shelter operations will be in effect for the City of St. Louis on Thursday, December 7th.
Through partnerships with nonprofit agencies, volunteer groups and various departments within the City, winter operations efforts include increased outreach activities and additional shelter bed availability to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.
Individuals or families seeking shelter should please contact the following agencies:
● Call St. Louis Housing Helpline: (314) 802-5444
● Call United Way: 211
● Visit Biddle Housing Opportunities Center: (314) 612-1675, 1313 N. Tucker St., St. Louis, MO 63101
Staff and volunteers from Biddle Housing Opportunities Center, St. Patrick Center, Peter & Paul Community Services, Gateway 180, BJC Behavioral, Places for People, St. Louis City Continuum of Care, St. Louis County Continuum of Care, St. Louis Housing Helpline - United Way 211, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis Winter Outreach Shelters, St. Louis Winter Outreach Teams, Transformation Christian Church and VA Street Outreach are working together to ensure that individuals and families experiencing homelessness are safe, healthy and out of the dangerous elements this winter.
For assistance in shelter coordination, please contact Edwin Muhammad at (314) 657-1718 or firstname.lastname@example.org